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Samone Melson
Samone Melson

Samone Melson

January 28, 1969 - April 25, 2021

Service Location Date Time Stream Link Directions
Visitation First Baptist Church of Kennedy Heights, 6201 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45213 May 15, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Directions
Memorial Service First Baptist Church of Kennedy Heights, 6201 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45213 May 15, 2021 12:00 pm Directions
Inurnment Oak Hills Cemetery, 11200 Princeton Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45246 May 15, 2021 Directions
Obituary

Samone Melson, age 52, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021.  Loving son of Samuel Melson Sr. and Sheenah Melson Sr., beloved husband of Andrea (nee Phillips), devoted father to Desmond, and dear brother to Samuel Jr. (Katherine) and Sheenah Melson Scott (Darrell).  Samone enjoyed a successful career in the commercial construction industry and leaves many significant contributions in Ohio and across the country including: the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Columbus Hollywood Casino, University Center at Central State University, and Wilson Place in Columbus.  He was a passionate spectator, participant, and coach in the track and field sport.  All those he leaves behind will cherish his life lived as a loyal friend.

Memorial Services to celebrate his life will be conducted at 12 PM on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Kennedy Heights, 6201 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45213. Friends may gather with the family beginning at 11 AM until the time of the services. He will rest at Oak Hill Cemetery in Springdale following the services.

All in attendance must wear a mask or facial covering and respect social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Builders Exchange Foundation for the Samone Melson Scholarship Fund https://www.bx.org/.  The Builders Exchange is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that supports workforce development and education for the construction industry.  Address:  1175 Dublin Rd, Columbus OH 43215.

Arrangements by Spring Grove Funeral Home-Tri County, 11285 Princeton Pike in Springdale.

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